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Avşa Island Yiğitler Shelter

The Sea of Marmara

Avşa Island Yiğitler Shelter

Coordinates 40°29'57.29" N - 27°31'46.34" E
Chart No 294 - 2941 E

Yiğitler shelter and the town is on the PaşaLimanı Island side, it is on the east of Avşa Island. This shelter and the town is between Marmara Point on the north and Liman Point on the south. It affords all round sheltering. The fishing cooperative administrates the port (phone: 538 – 251 10 14). There are 5 – 6 meters depth in the inlet and 4 meters depth on the quay. Boats drop anchor and go stern – or bow to wherever there is room. The bottom is sand. Water and electricity connections are available. Fuel can be obtained from a tanker truck. There is a slipway in the shelter, boats up to 10m LOA can be hauled. Hauling here is sledge and runners. Electrical and fiberglass works can be carried out. State clinic and pharmacy shop are in Avşa. There are markets and restaurants around the shelter. A public market takes place on Mondays in Yiğitler town. There is also public market arrangement in Avşa on Tuesdays. Yiğitler shelter is 3km from Avşa. Share taxi and taxis are available. There are number of pensions and hotels within the vicinity. Ferry transport facilities from Avşa to Erdek, Tekirdağ and Marmara Ereğlisi are available.

Avşa Island Yiğitler Shelter Map